Summer Bubbles

There’s just something about hearing that cork pop. Now imagine you’re in a clothing store, surrounded by tropical colors and music and laughter and every 20 minutes or so you hear that tell-tale sound of another bottle of champagne being opened. This was the scene last week at Lilly Pulitzer’s flagship store. My daughter, in…

Mask Wearing – 101

It’s been a year of Covid. I thought I had figured out all the dos and don’t, ins and outs..but I guess there’s always more to learn. Yesterday we were visiting my mom and I decided to sneak a cookie. I quickly lowered my mask to my chin each time I took a bite of…

Sight vs. Vision

Our pastor recently challenged us to create our personal vision for 2021 and beyond. He discussed the difference between sight (seeing what’s right in front of us) and vision (that which we cannot see or touch, but can imagine.) I don’t know about you, but so much of 2020 was spent dealing with, and reacting…

Roots ‘n Fruits

Last week (or the week before) I wrote a post about mind maps. I was intrigued by the concept, but as I attempted to make my own map for my 2021 planner, I kept feeling like I needed to change the lay-out from this: To something more like this: You see the more I jotted…

My 2021 Planner- week one!

It works every time I try it, so I’m not sure why in the past my commitment level has waxed and waned. When I use a planner I am laser focused, goal oriented, efficient, productive AND I always know what we are eating for dinner.. No mad, last minute archeological dig trying to unearth the…

I want my Fahrvergnügen back!

Memories of my youth fall into categories for me; Christmases, vacations, school etc.. and then there’s the back seat. I have an entire ‘memory file’ full of terrifying recollections of me sitting in the back seat of cars that were going way, way, way too fast. There were no speed limits where I grew up,…